Open Thread

Rants, Muses, Books & Music (and Some Cooking Too).

It's good to see you. Come on in, leave your shoes in the hallway, we've got fire on the stove preparing lunch for later. In the meantime, browse the bookshelves and plunk down on the sofa with one, or pick out some tunes from the music library or come in to the kitchen to help with the cooking. Our special blend of tea is steeping and will be right up.

Sunday Album Open Thread: The Mothers of Invention - Freak Out!

Some Albums really stood out for one reason or another, but never seemed to get the recognition they deserved. There are others that I just like to play every once in a while.

The Mothers of Invention - Freak Out!

Naturally, this is an open thread too.

The Weekly Watch

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I Many Times Thought Peace Had Come
Emily Dickinson


I many times thought Peace had come
When Peace was far away—
As Wrecked Men—deem they sight the Land—
At Centre of the Sea—

And struggle slacker—but to prove
As hopelessly as I—
How many the fictitious Shores—
Before the Harbor be—

Rants, Muses, Books & Music (and Some Cooking Too).

It's good to see you. Come on in, leave your shoes in the hallway, we've got fire on the stove preparing lunch for later. In the meantime, browse the bookshelves and plunk down on the sofa with one, or pick out some tunes from the music library or come in to the kitchen to help with the cooking. Our special blend of tea is steeping and will be right up.

Sunday Album Open Thread: See Reverse Side for Title

Some Albums really stood out for one reason or another, but never seemed to get the recognition they deserved. There are others that I just like to play every once in a while.

See Reverse Side for Title - The Jim Kweskin Jug Band

Had to build this out of single cuts, sorry

Naturally, this is an open thread too.

Blues in the Bottle

Saturday Song Open Thread - Good Morning Blues

Hey, it's songday. I pick a song that I believe warrants it and publish an assortment of the covers of that song by various persons and or groups. Pick a few that are new to you and have a listen. It is also, of course, an open thread to talk about anything you feel like. Hey its Saturday, so kick back,...

Today's song is: Good Morning Blues

Thursday Open Thread 3-16-2017


Morning – I am going to be hosting Thursday’s for a while from the eastern side of the Cascade Mountain range in Oregon. I plan on writing on the subject of resilience, share the experience of the seasonal flow of farm life and discuss thoughts that pop into by head as I walk the pastures to irrigate, fix fence and work with livestock.

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